Cross country running has been an amazing part of my family's life over the years.
Works from the late Patrick Merrill are on display at the College of the Canyons Art Gallery as part of the community college's latest art installation that runs through Nov. 24. This exhibition, "Conjunction: Intaglio & Relief," will showcase pivotal examples of Merrill's work that have been collected over a 25-year period. The COC Art Gallery is open from 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and is free to the public. The gallery is located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road in Valencia. For more information, visit www.canyons.edu/artgallery/.
Over years spent teaching ethics, I have found that most ethical situations can be best illustrated by the behavior of small children.
Santa Clarita Marathon
The Santa Clarita Valley is fortunate to have a well-run Domestic Violence Center, despite the past two years of uncertain funding for social service agencies that rely on state or local government.
On election night, a friend admitted he did not vote. His attitude was, "They're all the same anyway. Who cares? Politicians are all crooks."
August 25, 2010
Empowering HeARTS, an innovative new fundraiser to support Single Mothers Outreach, will be held this week at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center lobby, with a special gala cocktail reception held Saturday.
Tora Brown has made the most of her freedom as an American woman.
I don't want to burst your bubble, but Christmas is only 49 days away. I seriously don't have a clue where the year went. If anyone knows, please clue me in.
Yes, it can be said that there were too many cars parked too close together and too many people at the annual car show at the Saugus Speedway, but it was still the greatest show in our valley.
In response to David Hegg's "Time to take stock of drive-thru lifestyle," Oct. 31: Stephen Covey, author of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People," states it best: "Do you ever consider how ridiculous it would be to try to cram on a farm - to forget to plant in the spring, play all summer, and then cram in the fall to bring in the harvest?
Let's let all Bush-era tax cuts expire. This will reverse the deficit and start paying down the debt in four years. Sure, I'll feel a little discomfort, but it's worth it to get the country out of the red.
Sunday, Nov. 7
Since the beginning of cityhood in 1987, the city of Santa Clarita has been spending significant time and money addressing blight with the goal of beautifying our city.
Congress will soon have to, again, discuss and debate the federal budget and debt ceiling - national crises which they "kicked down the road" instead of solving in September.
At-large voting has all of us voting on all Santa Clarita City Council candidates.
Instead of lambasting the ACA, why not put that energy and time into trying
The ardent zeal of the pitiful mind set constantly at fever pitch to maintain the imbecilic quest to paint Americans as racists pushes the boundary of sanity versus psychosis.
Just when I thought maybe it was time to settle down over Common Core, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan renewed the fire of discontent on both ends of the political spectrum with the following: "It's fascinating to me that some of the pushback (against Common Core) is coming from, sort of, white suburban moms who - all of a sudden - their child isn't as brilliant as they thought they were, and their school isn't quite as good as they thought they were, and that's pretty scary."
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.